Spring 2024 - GSWS 215 D100

STT - Introduction to Indigenous Feminisms and Global Indigeneities (3)

Intro Indigenous Feminisms Global Indigeneities

Class Number: 7721

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Jan 8 – Apr 12, 2024: Mon, 2:30–5:20 p.m.
    Burnaby

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

Examines Indigeneities from a global perspective to explore the connections between coloniality across the space, time, geography. Emphasizing the possibilities of globalizing Indigeneities and colonialisms from an Indigenous feminist perspective, the course introduces students to Indigeneity across the globe.

COURSE DETAILS:

Often, Indigeneity is associated with the continents of North and South America, and Oceania. In this course, we will broaden this understanding of Indigeneity by globalizing Indigeneities and colonialism(s). We will begin with an introductory overview of Indigenous feminisms to explore the connections of colonialism(s) across space, time, and geography. We will pay special attention to historical contexts and formations, sovereignty, land and resource rights, Indigenous knowledges, and Indigenous struggles/movements for decolonization. We will begin with frameworks/approaches to Indigeneities and transition into focusing on sites of Indigeneity across the globe.

COURSE-LEVEL EDUCATIONAL GOALS:

For more detailed information please see the GSWS website: http://www.sfu.ca/gsws/undergraduate/courses/Educational_Goals.html

Grading

  • Participation: 20 percent 20%
  • Short Response/Reflection Papers (x2) : (20 percent each) 40%
  • Create a Podcast episode/Blog/vlog: 20%
  • Profile an activist/resurgence movement: 20%

Materials

REQUIRED READING:

All the weekly readings will be made available through the library. Students will not be required to buy any books.


REQUIRED READING NOTES:

Your personalized Course Material list, including digital and physical textbooks, are available through the SFU Bookstore website by simply entering your Computing ID at: shop.sfu.ca/course-materials/my-personalized-course-materials.

Registrar Notes:

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: YOUR WORK, YOUR SUCCESS

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Each student is responsible for his or her conduct as it affects the university community. Academic dishonesty, in whatever form, is ultimately destructive of the values of the university. Furthermore, it is unfair and discouraging to the majority of students who pursue their studies honestly. Scholarly integrity is required of all members of the university. http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/student/s10-01.html